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Fuser Gear Md No. LJ 7416

Hi Guys.

I was given  this all-in -one unit, "if you can fix it, it's yours" senario. I've pulled appart the fuser and found two problems. The LJ 7416 gear has snaped in three places (need a new one) and the gear that drives this gear is slightly worn on the edges (will this need to be replaced?)

How much for the LJ 7416

Thanks for your time guys.

Daniel

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  • Dal B Oct 28, 2007

    Thanks Soulvistor, best advice. I will do that. I also have the HP OJ G85 from new, only problem was scanner failure, after a good clean it's still going strong!



    Thanks again Dal B

  • david85 Dec 07, 2007

    hi,

    I am having the same problem, but i don't know how to open up to get to the fuser, Is there anyway i can get a service manual or some advice. Thank first

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You will need to purchase these gears from a brother dealer but I warn against just changing the gears you mention, fuser driver gear in printer frame will be ok unless chipped, but usally the big gear on the fuser goes as does a little white one next to it, and these are breaking becase the fuser is hard to turn, if you just change the gear, the fault will reappear after a little use, best bet is to replace fuser assy (approx $150)

Posted on Oct 27, 2007

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    Soulvisitor Dec 08, 2007

    David.. face back of printer one screw centre, panel comes off, now door can come off then right and left rear cover screw off, the unswer fuser and unplug.

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    Soulvisitor Dec 16, 2007

    parts LINK

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